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Good governance gone bad : how Nordic adaptability leads to excess

Author: Darius Ornston
Publisher: Ithaca : Cornell University Press, ©2018 2018.
Series: Cornell studies in political economy.
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"Examines the rise and decline of heavy industry in postwar Sweden, the emergence and disruption of the Finnish ICT industry, and Iceland's impressive but short-lived reign as a financial powerhouse as well as ten similar and contrasting cases across Europe and North America. This book looks at the small, open economies of Nordic Europe both as paragons of good governance and as prone to economic crisis. It provides  Read more...
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Ornston, Darius, 1978-
Good governance gone bad.
Ithaca : Cornell University Press, 2018
(DLC) 2018015846
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Darius Ornston
ISBN: 9781501726118 1501726110
OCLC Number: 1031049776
Description: 1 online resource (x, 263 pages).
Contents: Introduction : the Nordic paradox --
Good governance gone bad : the politics of overshooting in Nordic Europe --
Manufacturing a crisis : the politics of planning in Sweden --
Connecting people : the politics of innovation in Finland --
From banking on fish to fishy banks : the politics of liberalization in Iceland --
Contrasting cases : Austria, Switzerland, Greece, and Portugal --
Overshooting outside of Nordic Europe : Ireland and Estonia --
Conclusion : lessons for large states.
Series Title: Cornell studies in political economy.
Responsibility: Darius Ornston.
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If we believe that the small, open economies of Nordic Europe are paragons of good governance, why are they so prone to economic crisis? In Good Governance Gone Bad, Darius Ornston provides evidence  Read more...

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